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Sources: Kyle Kuzma declines option, becomes free agent

Washington Wizards forward Kyle Kuzma has declined his $13 million player option and will become a free agent, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Tuesday.

Kuzma just completed his second season with the Wizards averaging a career-high 21.2 points to go with 7.2 rebounds. He had a career high usage rate at 27.9% and took 17.8 shots per game.

He told reporters in April that he'd definitely consider returning to Washington, his home since the 2021-22 season after spending four seasons and winning a title with the Los Angeles Lakers.

"It's 100 percent an option.